Using Scrivener to create your Author pen name

Not sure if anyone has done this before, but I’ve discovered the Scrivener name generator is brilliant for coming up with Author pen names. Select either gender, Forename initials only, and choose 2 initials from the dropdown. Punch the Generate Names button and skim through the results. Perfect! Mark

Talking about publishing strategy

I’m taking a break from my writing right now, and I want to talk about (read that as ‘speak to someone/anyone’) about what I’m doing, how I’m doing it, and why. I’m writing for an audience, because I want to find readers first. This audience comes first; not my desire to write, not my style …

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Video: How to muscle a big brand in on your fiction

Whilst being an inspiring video about the local skateboarding scene, this also introduces the notion of brand promotion. In a word: Levi’s. It’s also worth noting that Nike have also cracked the scene and the only way they did it was by trying time and time again to earn the respect of skateboarders. Levi’s had …

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